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Scholarships available
For Hometown News SEBASTIAN -- DAV Chapter No. 155 Sebastian River Area has a Scholarship fund which honors members of the armed forces by providing scholarship support for the continuing education of U.S. Military Veterans, their children or grandchildren. The $500, David A. Stimus scholarship, is funded by the Disabled American Veterans, Seba...
Bank supports cake auction
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY - The Seacoast National Bank team came together to support the March of Dimes cake auction at the Heritage Center in downtown Vero Beach on Jan. 24. In addition to purchasing cakes at the auction, Seacoast National Bank is the 2013 premiere sponsor for Treasure Coast March for Babies, which includes India...
Dog training classes scheduled for March
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Get some help for your hyper hound at The Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County's puppy and dog training classes. Registration has begun for all classes starting the week of March 4. Cost for six weeks of training is $40, with all registration fees directly benefiting the animals of Indian...
Annual run taking place March 30
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The annual Indian River Habitat for Humanity HabiTrot to Higher Education 5K run and walk will take place March 30, at South Beach Park in Vero Beach. A one-mile Bunny Hop for Kids will take place just before the 5K gets under way. Awards will go to: Top three finishers overall; top three male and top thr...
Wildlife event taking place March 16
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The 2013 Wildlife Festival will be the 110th anniversary celebration of Pelican Island as the first National Wildlife Refuge. The event will be held at Riverview Park on March 16 in Sebastian. There will be free parking and admission, as well as some free activities, except kayaking, boat and birding tou...
Bank supports seniors' event
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Seacoast has continued its support as a sponsor for one of the area's hottest daytime events that benefits Senior Resource Association programs, including Meals on Wheels, Adult Day Services, Social Entrée Meals and In-Home Services. The luncheon event, themed "Simply Wild Bingo," was held on Feb. 7 at O...
Harvest Food receives donation
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- It isn't a surprise that even in the height of their busiest season, Bob Gibb and his team of professionals at John's Island Real Estate Company proudly support the transformative efforts of Harvest Food & Outreach Center. John's Island Real Estate Company has a long history of selfless giving and recent...
Two weeks left for 2012-13 campaign
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- United Way of Indian River County will announce the amount raised by the annual fundraising campaign in early March. That leaves just a few weeks to meet the goal seen printed on thermometers around town of $2,525,000. "It is vitally important that we raise these funds," said Amy Brunjes, campaign co-cha...
Residents receive flowers, gift baskets
For Hometown News ROSELAND -- By the River residents were delighted to receive Valentine's Day gift baskets of toiletries, candy, pen, notes and even Sudoko books from the Jasmine Circle of the Garden Club of Indian River County this week. Volunteers from the Jasmine Club delivered 32 gift baskets and flowers, under the support of Susan Toth Cu...
Business owners to share plans with experts in "Shark Tank"-like event
For Hometown News TREAUSURE COAST-- The Research Coast Principium Foundation, while looking for companies throughout the four-county region of Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and Okeechobee that were interested in showcasing their businesses through competition, succeeded in receiving almost 40 applicants from a myriad of different industries w...
Cooking for your pet workshop taking place March 2
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- Want to make a meal for your pet that's both healthy and delicious? Then head on over to The Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County on March 2 for the "Cooking for your Pet" workshop by Sebastian veterinarian and pet cookbook writer Dr. Amy Cousino. Author of "How to Cook for your Pet," Ms....
Humane Society seeks pet food bank donations
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- The Humane Society of Vero Beach and Indian River County is requesting donations of pet food to help replenish its community Pet Food Bank. In addition to helping pet parents who have signed up with the Humane Society, the Pet Food Bank aids pet lovers who obtain assistance through local agencies includi...
United Way funds meals for recuperating seniors
For Hometown News INDIAN RIVER COUNTY -- United Way of Indian River County will provide $5,000 to keep seniors experiencing a health crisis from needing a hospital stay or nursing home placement. The Senior Resource Association provides Emergency Meals on Wheels to seniors needing assistance. National statistics show that when Medicare benefici...
Jon Nevil Jon Nevil, 70, of Vero Beach, died Feb. 18, 2013. He was born in Camden, N.J., and lived in Vero Beach for 20 years. He is survived by his partner, Barbara and many nieces and nephews. Arrangements by All County Funeral Home & Crematory. Manuel J. LaFont Manuel J. LaFont, 61, of Vero Beach, died Feb. 17, 2013. He was born in New...
College to host event for writers
For Hometown News TREASURE COAST -- Writers and aspiring authors are invited to polish their craft at the Indian River State College Writer's Day event on March 16. Writer's Day will be held from 8:45 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Brown Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Room Y-102, on the IRSC Main Campus, 3209 Virginia Ave. in Fort Pierce. Lu...
Sebastian River community notes
South Mainland public library is offering the following programs: Adult programs and events: Feb. 6 10:30 a.m., True Adventures book group: "Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President," by Candice Millard. Feb. 12, 9 a.m., library advisory board meeting. Feb. 1 and 15, 2-4 p.m., memoir writers. Feb. 14, 2 ...
Vero Beach community notes
Events at the Heritage Center Bead-jewelry-gem three- day extravaganza. Admission is free. Stock up on supplies or get beautiful handmade pieces of jewelry for yourself or someone special. For times and dates, visit www.veroheritage.org Heritage Bluegrass Band plays Tuesdays 7:30-9:30 p.m., through May 2013. Admission is free, but donations help ...
Sebastian River Clubs and Classes
CLUBS The GFWC Treasure Coast Women meet the first Monday of each month at the Community Center, 2266 14th Ave., at 7 p.m. Women over 18 are welcome. This is a community service volunteer organization and that promotes fellowship among women. For more information, visit www.gfwctreasurecoastwomen.org. Exchange Club of Indian River meets Wednesday...
Vero Beach Clubs and Classes
CLUBS Cancer support group at Indian River Medical Center for patients with all types of cancer, their families and friends at the Cancer Center. The meetings will be the third Tuesday of each month from 5- 6:30 p.m. The Cancer Center is the first building on the right past the hospital. For more information, call (772) 567-4311, Ext. 1529. Excha...

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